72 Object Results

Person/Organization: Decade:
95.20.6
Seal
before 1893

Turned cylinder (goblet shape), may have heavier metal in core, seal inscription surrounds image of scales of justice. Inscription: "Court of Compleas, Newport."

97.5.4
Ticket
September 1899

Round cardboard tag with cord. Printed on one side is a picture of a horse in the center with legend around outside rim: "Newport Horse Show/Incorporated 1898" on back: "Newport Historical Society,...

D13 AB
Dress
circa 1898

Black moire silk, trimmed with net, jet "chantilly" lace. Bell skirt with lace flounce; separate waist high collar; bishop sleeves.

2001.2
Brick
circa 1898

Red brick that was part of the Thompson Middle School, Broadway, Newport. The structure was demolished in 2001 to make way for new school building. See 'Newport Daily News' January 12, 2001 and jan...

53.5
Hardtack
circa 1898

2 pieces of hardtack issued to U.S.N. in 1898; square crackers with raised holes in them. Both are chipped on the back and have writing on them. One cracker has #57 written in red on it.

36.6.9
Bonnet (hat)
circa 1895

Cotton sunbonnet. Fancy pink & white striped. To be used in pagents.

36.6.8
Bonnet (hat)
circa 1895

Cotton sunbonnet, fancy stripe in color. To be used in pagents.

D375
Dress
circa 1895

Childs white cotton dress open front dress with lace trim and a green silk ribbon that ties around the neck. Ruffles over the shoulder.

01.424
Doll
1895 – 1900

Doll made of composition shoulder plate, white wool wig, hand painted face. The body is cloth stuffed with sawdust. The clothes are flowered silk skirt with rose velvet overskirt, black lace bodic...

89.9.7
Mug
1895 – 1900

Souvenir mug; white ceramic mug with transfer design of Old Stone Mill and gold floral embellishment. Made in Germany for Whitfield Tuck Dry Goods Co., Newport. Maker's mark on bottom: T shield and...

2002.11.7
Lithograph Plate
September 20 1894

Brass plate of the Catherine Fowler coat-of-arms. Shield contains fourteen repetitive designs and an owl in an upper corner.


Ivory gavel with silver band around middle of head with inscription; 2 silver rings around either end of head, ornate silver grip on handle. Inscription: "Presented To Melville Bull, Lieutenant Gov...


1891 Read Medal for Scholarship awarded to John Francis Hamilton. The face features the Hope anchor with a lamp at top floating over waves. The reverse is engraved with the recipient's name and the...

D520
Bodice
1890s

Cream colored bodice with square neckline. The front is lace with silk that is draped over it in the center with two bows. Sleeves and back are silk. Sleeves have lace trim. Bows on each side befor...


Brass bell with white rope. Bell from the steamer, General, owned by the Newport and Wickford Railroad and Steamboat Co.

D365
Collar
1890s

"Collarette" of black over steel gray satin. Net embroidered black paillets, black thread fringe.


Shipping box for bonnet D411A. Natural color, made from wood. Has trademarl of J. Chanvinfuen, Emballeus Expediteurs and of WB Crockler, Boston, MA

01.574
Doll
1890 – 1920

Bisque shoulder head with blonde painted hair in painted black snood and molded black pill box hair with molded red feather plume. Face has painted blue eyes, red eye liner. Body is stuffed cloth t...

01.571
Doll
1890 – 1920

Bisque shoulder head with painted blonde hair, seven spill curls, model ribbon. Face has painted blue eyes. Body is stuffed cloth with bisque arms, one missing. Doll is wearing a tucked cotton dres...


Sandalwood brise' type fan, 31 pierced sticks, white ribbon, white tassel and cord. From the collection of Anne Cottrell Barker, sister of the donors.

2013.27.1
Medal
1888 – 1890

1888 and 1890 Gibbs Medal for Scholarship awarded to John Francis Hamilton. The 1888 medal reads: "The Gibbs Medal for Scholarship, Fourth Grammar Class, 1888, Newport, R.I., John Francis Hamilton,...

D306
bonnets (hats)
1885 – 1895

Straw bonnet with dark blue velvet facing. Considered a "cottage bonnet." Was worn by Ida C. Waldron (1859-1936), who was step-sister to Mrs. Albert Yeager.

D253
Bonnet
1880 – 1899

Dark blue, velvet bonnet. Trimmed with black satin ribbon. May be used for pageants.

30.2
Bookmark
1880 – 1900

Bookmark of the Old Stone Mill on silk cloth and punched paper made with wool thread.

01.148
Needlework
1880 – 1900

Needlework bookmark featuring an urn with flowers. Silk cloth on punched paper with wool thread.

01.147
Bookmark
1880 – 1900

Needlework bookmark featuring a pilgrim chair with writing at the bottom. Made of silk cloth on punched paper with silk thread.

01.146
Bookmark
1880 – 1900

Bookmark featuring a beadwork cross on punched paper. Silver and gold beads, coverd by beige silk.

01.145
Bookmark
1880 – 1900

Cross stitched bookmark featuring a cross topped by a crown, with two rows of cross stitch at top and bottom. Made in Newport, RI. made of silk cloth on punched paper with silk thread.

01.144
Bookmark
1880 – 1900

Cross stitched bookmark featuring a cross on top of a book. Made in Newport, RI.

D502
Bodice
circa 1875 – 1925

Fine gray and black silk bodice with fabric on giadonal panels next to vertical stripes, stand up collar, slits at side seams, covered button panel in front, buttons missing.

34.7.1
Kerchiefs
1875 – 1925

Square shawl of gray beige silk with a striped border woven into the material in white (or a lighter shade of the gray beige). Two sides are selvedge and the other two are hemmed. Two tags attached...


White starched man's cuff with five button holes.


Round canoe fender made of two pieces of leather sewn around edges and stuffed, hanging tab on one side, star incised in leather in center of both sides. Found in the left of J.T O'connell's ship c...

D220
Apron
1870 – 1920

"Pinner" type, no strings. Blue and white plaid linen.

D505
Cap
1867 – 1890

Ladies white day cap, trimmed with lace. Cap unfolds to form one flat piece. Carelessly made, probably for costume, but good style.

01.372
Painting, Miniature
circa 1850 – 1900

Unknown male with green eyes, reddish-brown hair falls in wisps across forehead, wearing black jacket, pink tinged shirt. Background is tones of pink and gold. Subject is facing right.
Metal ...

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